January 22, 2017

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District 59 Town Hall Meetings Over the next three months, the General Assembly will be making decisions that will impact the residents of this district and the state of Georgia. As our State Representative, David Dreyer would like to know your concerns and discuss what issues are important to you.

 
  2017 Georgia Walks Summit PEDS is thrilled to partner with the Georgia Department of Transportation to provide the second annual Georgia Walks Summit. The 2016 Georgia Walks Summit was a big success - and with your help, this one will be even better.

 
 
 
 
GPNA 2016 Giving Report Thank you to all the businesses who sponsored our events this year! Thank you to everyone who supported our events by purchasing tickets or volunteering your time! Because of you GPNA was able to give more back to the neighborhood than ever before!

 
  Close the Gap | Milledge Fountain Grant Park neighbors recently voted to support a $5,000 donation from the Grant Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA) to support the Grant Park Conservancy's Milledge Fountain Renovation Initiative. In response, the Grant Park Parents Network (GPPN) donated an extra $1,000! Only about $2,500 is needed to help close the gap on all the funds needed to completely fund the effort! DONATE TODAY!

 
 
 
 
2016 Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes GRANT PARK WELCOMES YOU TO THE THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF HOMES! Don’t miss one of Atlanta’s best and most eclectic holiday home tours! Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11, 6:00 – 10:00 PM

 
  Give on November 17 Meet the Jones family. They dream big.
Won't you help homeless families like theirs keep dreaming by making a gift to Nicholas House today? We are calling on our community of support-- that means you-- to help us raise $10,000 by midnight on November 17, Georgia Gives Day!


 
 
  The Beacon Haunted Housewarming Party Dear Neighbors,

As you may know, 2016 has been a banner year at Pellerin Real Estate. We've experienced some pretty big changes all around. We move


 
 
 
Take the Memorial Drive Greenway Survey! Park Pride and the Steering Committee for the Memorial Drive Greenway invite you to participate, dream, share your thoughts, and help develop concepts for this linear park along Memorial Drive. Your opinion is critical to the success of this park. If you live in the area, or if you are simply interested in the future of our parks and greenspace, we invite you to complete the survey - but hurry - the survey closes on August 30th! Thank you!

 
  Erskine Fountain | July 16 | 5K & Storytelling Join the Erskine Fountain Fund for two fun events that will assist in their efforts to restore the fountain! Get some exercise with a 5K and then relax with some great storytelling from Southern Order of Storytellers.

 
 
 
 
Timor Python Found! Great news! The Timor python which escaped an outdoor enclosure in the Zoo’s behind-the-scenes Conservation Breeding Center on July 9, 2016, has been found by Zoo Atlanta staff on Zoo property and safely returned to its home.

 
  Revised Imagine Turner Field Website This is a good place to stay informed and give feedback. This page is about the redevelopment of Turner Field from the Georgia State University, Carter, Oakwood Development, and Healey Weatherholtz Team.

 
 
 
 
Our Neighbors in Peoplestown We are so fortunate to have caring neighbors among our community and in Grant Park.  Ultimately, we know that our communities need to work together, cohesively, on a comprehensive plan. The Peoplestown Neighborhood Association's responsibility is to be the voice of our Peoplestown residents and neighbors in this process.

 
  Zoo Atlanta Trumpets $41 Million Raised for ‘A Grand New View: Elephants, Events and Expansion’ $2 million from the Thalia N. Carlos & Chris M. Carlos Foundation seals victory in advance of campaign deadline

 
 
  DriButts Michael Wahl and his wife, Starla, are launching the “#StopTheCrap Movement” to highlight a deadly but often ignored global danger to daily health and hygiene – the indiscriminate spread of untreated fecal matter from naked babies who simply crawl around. Their tour of 10 states comes to Grant Park May 2.

 
 
 
Boil water advisory lifted for almost all areas The boil water advisory has since been lifted for all areas except the 745 block of Memorial Drive.

 
  Boil water advisory issued includes Grant Park ATLANTA -- Atlanta officials have issued a boil water advisory for a large section of Atlanta after a power outage knocked two pumping stations offline on Saturday causing a widespread water outage.
http://www.11alive.com/news/health/boil-water-advisory-issued-for-portion-of-fulton-co/162538484


 
  Boil water advisory issued includes Grant Park Although the articles don't specify Grant Park, the city's map does! Please be advised, and sign up for the Atlanta Emergency Alert System to be kept up to date on this and other city emergencies.

 
 
  Grant Park - GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, May 19, 2016 We hope you can join us tonight.

 
 
 
Grant Park To Get Entertainment District Large-scale adaptive reuse announced for Grant Street! Philippe Pellerin, a developer who is active in several projects in Grant Park and the surrounding area, has announced his next development to the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

 
  UPDATE: 1040 Grant to Feature 6 Tenant Spaces, Has 1st Tenant The Nest Nursery School is the first known tenant of the Grant Park warehouse conversion project.

 
  Haunted Dojo - Saturday, Oct 24 Doors Open 6:30pm to 9pm
$5 per Guest, $1 Return Visit
Geared towards 1st through 7th Graders


 
 
 


Upcoming Events
GPNA Technology Committee Meeting
5th Tuesday of Month 8 PM - 9:30 PM from Jan 24, 2017 
NPU-W Transportation Committee Meeting
3rd Wednesday of Month 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM from Jan 25, 2017 
Joint NPU-W and GPNA Public Safety Committee Meeting
3rd Wednesday of Month 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM from Jan 25, 2017 
NPU-W General Body Meeting
4th Wednesday of Month 7:30 PM from Jan 25, 2017 
PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE - Grant Park Campus
Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 3 PM to 5 PM
GPNA Transportation & Land Use and Zoning Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 7 PM - 8:30 PM from Feb 2, 2017 
PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE - Cabbagetown Campus
Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Parent's Day Out Art & Ice Cream Social
1st Saturday of Month 12 PM - 4 PM from Feb 4, 2017 
NPU-W LUZ Committee Meeting
1st Tuesday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Feb 7, 2017 
Celebrate Chinese New Year at Doc Chey's
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 11 AM to 10 PM
Monthly SEABA Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 5:30 PM - 7:15 PM from Feb 16, 2017 
Grant Park Homes and History Committee Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM from Feb 20, 2017 
GPNA General Meeting
3rd Tuesday of Month 7:30 PM from Feb 21, 2017 
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